All CUPE members work under the protection of a collective agreement called a collective agreement. Your local union negotiates the terms of the agreement. Elected local union leaders also work with the employer to resolve workplace issues. In a vote in Surrey today, union members formally approved the interim agreement approved by Unifor negotiators in the early hours of Wednesday, November 27. The result of the vote was 84.3% for the agreement. The intensification of Unifor`s action – the ban on uniforms and overtime – lasted 27 days and began on 1 November. The two parties sought to reach an agreement, with Unifor calling for a fair contract for working conditions, and TransLink arguing that it wanted an agreement that would balance the interests of workers and public transit, as meeting the union`s requirements could lead to fare and tax increases and reductions in the planned extension of service. “Metro Vancouver transit workers will see significant improvements in wages, benefits and working conditions as a result of this new agreement,” Jerry Dias, Unifor`s national president, said in a statement. If you have questions about your rights in the workplace, the best person you can talk to is your steward or local leader. You will know the details of your agreement.
Unifor`s historic new collective agreement with Ford Motor Company has not only entered into a model economic agreement with the Detroit Three Car to see your benefits, mycmbc.ca to go or sign up for Pacific Blue Cross on your account. School bus drivers with First Student Cornwall, members of Unifor Local 4266, have ratified a new collective agreement that increases their salary for ch If you want a paper copy of your collective agreement, please speak to your administrator. If you don`t know who your administrator is or how to contact your office, contact the CUPE office near you. The three-day stop on SeaBus buses and routes, which would have paralyzed Metro Vancouver, was narrowly averted last week, with both sides announcing that they had reached an agreement around 12:30 p.m. The terms of the new agreement were also ratified yesterday by the CMBC Board of Directors. “Our dedicated and dedicated employees will benefit from a balanced and competitive package that will improve wages, benefits and working conditions,” said Michael McDaniel, President of CMBC. It is not every day that a union can make history, but that is exactly what Unifor has done. Over the past two years, more than 1,000 bus drivers have been hired and CMBC plans to hire 1,300 additional bus drivers to expand services by 2021 and continue to resolve rest periods and understaffing issues. “Company Town, an independent documentation on the fight for the rescue of the General Motors assembly plant and thousands of jobs, is broadcast on CBC Televisi In addition, the benefits and working conditions for all workers have been greatly increased, including extended rest hours and details of washing time for bus drivers.
Section 21 of our collective agreement describes the different coverages and limitations of our benefits in medical and enhanced health, dental health, life and disability. The Medical Services Plan contains the basic health care details available for all British Columbia. General health information and advice can be found via BCHealthGuide. A report released by TransLink in October shows that 80% of bus routes in the region are slower than five years ago, resulting in an additional annual operating cost of $75 million, as more buses and bus drivers need to be used to maintain lines on the frequency of defined lines. The operating costs of the bus fleet increased by a further 16% compared to the additional recovery time spent at the terminals. CMBC is part of the TransLink family and offers daily bus and seabus services at Metro Vancouver.